MO Project: Contextual Branding

Facilities Operations Manager

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Class Number: 
Annual Salary Range:
$43,128.00 – $98,784.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$1,797.00 – $4,116.00
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This is administrative and managerial work directing, planning, analyzing, and coordinating facilities operations and/or services.

(This classification is part of the broad-banded management service.)


Job Duties

Directs or assists in the overall planning, development, and administration of an assigned facilities management program; assists in directing the development and implementation of departmental planning issues.

Administers or assists in the administration of new construction, remodeling, and maintenance repair projects; ensures designs address needs; and monitors project priorities and deadlines.

Manages and monitors building and plant maintenance operations and repairs.

Manages the preparation, evaluation, and negotiation of bids, contracts, and/or lease agreements for commodities, services, or commercial properties.

Oversees the administration of multiple contracts for the operation and maintenance of buildings.

Monitors and inspects buildings and premises for fire, security, and safety issues; monitors plans for compliance with codes and state regulations.

Monitors and/or audits energy use and conservation in facilities; develops and initiates changes to improve operations and reduce energy consumption.

Prepares or assists in the preparation, review, and management of the annual budget; justifies building expenditures, new construction, and repairs; and analyzes operating expenses and other issues essential to the operation of state-owned or leased properties.

Recommends, coordinates, and/or directs the appropriate utilization of space and resolution of other facility-related issues.

Maintains cooperation and positive relations with building occupants or tenants, contractors, public officials, and the general public.

Selects, trains, directs, and evaluates staff.

Directs or assists administrative personnel in general management aspects of policy development, program planning, and coordination; assists in the evaluation of the effect of policy and/or organizational changes and new programs.

Reviews and/or revises programs to ensure compliance of operations with laws, regulations, policies, plans, and procedures.

Participates in the development, implementation, or interpretation of new or revised program, departmental, or legislative initiatives.

Participates in conferences, training sessions, and meetings.

Participates in the development of budget requests and the monitoring of expenditures according to budget allocations/appropriations; recommends and/or initiates cost saving measures.

Conducts investigations, institutes special studies, and prepares and/or reviews reports and related information to evaluate existing organizations, policies, procedures, and practices.

Represents and/or serves as a liaison for the assigned area of responsibility; addresses, maintains contact, and cooperates with federal, state, local, and community organizations, and other interested groups pertaining to the assigned programs.

Exercises considerable initiative and judgment in planning and carrying out assignments; receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed through conferences, reports, and evaluation of operational results.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility. Allowable experience and education substitutions are provided in italics below the corresponding minimum qualification statement; no other substitutions will be permitted. These minimum qualifications may also be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.) (More specific qualifications may be required for particular positions allocated to this class depending on the assigned duties and responsibilities. This may include specialized and/or additional education, experience, and/or licensure/certification not stated in the minimum qualifications.)

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Business or Public Administration, Accounting, Interior Design, Architecture, Building Engineering, or a closely related field; and,

Four or more years of professional experience in the administration of construction or capital improvement projects; physical plant operations; procurement; contract and/or lease negotiations for commodities, services, or commercial properties; commercial building management; space planning; or closely related areas.

(Additional qualifying experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required college education.)

(Experience as a Maintenance Supervisor II with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System may substitute on a year-for-year basis for deficiencies in the required education.)

(24 earned graduate credit hours from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for the required education and one year of the required experience.)

(A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in the specified fields may substitute for the required education and two years of the required experience.)

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of construction, maintenance, and building operations including building and safety codes, policies, regulations, and procedures.

Comprehensive knowledge of building management methods, principles, and practices.

Comprehensive knowledge of the requirements, regulations, and procedures governing leases and contracts.

Comprehensive knowledge of crafts and trades used in operating and maintaining buildings.

Comprehensive knowledge of standards, methods, and practices of space acquisition, utilization, and management.

Comprehensive knowledge of managerial techniques and administrative practices.

Comprehensive knowledge of governmental budgeting, fiscal management, grants, and contract management.

Comprehensive knowledge of current facility operations and related service issues and theories.

Comprehensive knowledge of the fiscal, budgetary, procurement, and planning requirements related to the assigned area of responsibility.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with departmental officials, legislators, staff associates, occupants, tenants, contractors, and the general public.

Ability to analyze and evaluate policies and operations, and formulate recommendations.

Ability to communicate effectively.

Ability to provide leadership and supervision to professional, technical, and related program staff.

Ability to manage change, provide program management, and achieve results.

Ability to develop short and long-range plans that meet established objectives and contribute to the overall goals and mission of the agency.

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